The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently sent warning letters to 23,000 carriers that need to address areas of compliance.
Fremont Contract Carriers offers one of the most comprehensive bonus programs of any fleet in the 2011 survey, TCA said.
The carrier provides steady miles and home time, along with different insurance options at reasonable rates, TCA said.
In its ELD policy, TCA included that privacy rights of drivers be assured and that drivers shall be responsible for operating ELDs.
Driver pay will rise an average 3-5 cents a mile for company drivers and 4-6 cents for owner-operators over the next 12 months, Gordon Klemp predicted.
A capacity shortage, a fatigue inspection, a new tax requirement and highway heroes are among the featured news items.
Company drivers and owner operators were asked to nominate carriers that operate 10 trucks or more.
Bill G. Poulos was honored for helping a small child caught in a bad situation.
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